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Mill Operator V


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world’s largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Mill Operator V


Reporting to the Mill Operations Supervisor


Schedule is an even rotation; 2 weeks on-site, 2 weeks off-site 


•    Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
•    Complete assignments throughout the mill areas that contribute to the production of high quality products that meet the requirements of customers in an efficient, hygienic, and safe manner while minimizing environmental impacts and costs
•    Comply with all environmental regulations and assist with spill prevention by reporting problems to the supervisor or area operator and helping to deploy sand bags for containment
•    The Mill Operator complies with all safety regulations. Ensures that daily workplace inspection is done each shift, to identify and correct workplace hazards. Completes SETA cards as required. Ensures that their Mining Safety Health Administration annual refresher is completed prior to the due date. Applies Hazard Recognition training to daily workplace activities
•    Ensure the Mill Operations Supervisor and peers are well informed of task status by providing carryover and updates of completed tasks throughout the shift
•    Communicate effectively with mill operators and your supervisor about your assigned tasks primarily in mill cleanup and asking for further clarification on unfamiliar tasks
•    Ensure your operational competency is developed by participating in reviewing and learning new processes, engaging in specialized area training, and regular evaluation of personal performance
•    Contribute to cost control by minimizing waste and avoiding damage to assets
•    Perform other duties as assigned


•    High School Diploma or equivalent
•    Minimum of four (4) years' experience in Mill Operations or equivalent
•    Able to lift 75 lbs on a regular basis
•    Capable of wearing PPE including; hard hat, respirator, safety glasses, steel toed boots, hearing protection, or any other Personal Protective Equipment
•    Must be highly motivated
•    Able to follow directions
•    Be a team player
•    Work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
•    A desire to advance to higher levels in the competency development system by training and becoming proficient at specific tasks and duties in the Mill Operations department

External Job Description

About Teck

Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a physical assessment, drug screen and a background check. Red Dog provides excellent benefits to employees including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and a 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two weeks off) schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.    


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.  


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc, as well as investments in energy assets.   


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).  


Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.  


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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